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Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
things resolved, get the economy back on track. but, i think it's undeniable based on the results in the house, in the senate as well as the presidency that people are supporting the idea of a more progressive version of the government designed to stand-up for the middle class and that we are all in this together and people aren't on their own and shouldn't be on their own. i'm hopeful the republicans in the house of representatives will come to the conclusion they can't continue to stand by a hard line position of no compromise. the one thing i think is clear is the american people want government to work and that's going to require compromise. >> the american people want government to work. wanting it doesn't make it so. ed, you are an outspoken supporter to mitt romney and a donor to a super pac. >> yes. >> i can understand how you feel about the presidential election because the person you were backing didn't win. when you look at the senate and congress and how congress is going to work with the president, how you interpret or understand the election results? >> one thing is
Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
and it seems like we may finally have the tires of the economy grip pavement and get going. and if that's the case, then that means that whoever was going to be the next president was likely going to inherit essentially recovery. that recovery was going to render a verdict on the previous four years, and i thought that people seemed very likely to me from a historical legacy perspective that if barack obama did not get re-elected and there was a recovery, then there would be this kind of carter comparison, which is that america tried liberal governments, it was a failure, it was in the doll drums, we had a recession, we never really got going, we elected mitt romney and, boom, 4 or 5% gdp growth and this is what free markets and american conservatism can do. i think now if there is a recovery, that recovery belongs to both barack obama and also in sort of an historical sense the liberal project, the democratic party, the policies he put in place. and i also think from a historical sense, it's funny to think that a few hundred thousand votes or a million votes if you kind of spread it ou
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4 (some duplicates have been removed)